Felicia van den End

 

 

NEWS

 

In July 2014 we presented our 1st Sonoro International Music Festival" in Orizaba and Río Blanco, Veracruz.

Music workshops, crime prevention lectures, diverse activities with children and parents, theatre and great guest musicians were all involved in the program. Because of it's great succes we organized the 2nd Sonoro International Music Festival great musicians and workshopleaders featured our festival:

- Carlos Jacques: guitar and composition.

- Teatro Infantil de la Secretaría de Educación de Veracruz: workshop how to make and play on recycled instruments. Also, they will present their show "Barquito Chiquitito".

- Nayelli Nava: Theatre workshop.

We are currently planning the 3rd Sonoro International Music Festival.

Upcoming Events 2016

Tour Sonoro: Felicia van den End & Pepe Garcia

Concerts and masterclasses

11, 12 February 2016 - Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango.

 

17, 18 February 2016 - Facultad de Musica de la Universidad Veracruzana.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Previous Events 2014/2015

 

2nd International Sonoro Music Festival

20 until 26 July 2015.

 

1st International Music Festival "Sonoro"

6-13 July 2014 Rio Blanco and Orizaba, Mexico

 

Duo SONORO

Pepe Garcia and Felicia van den End

Program "Ear Massage"

9 February 2014, 15:00h

Theater Koningshof

Uiverlaan 20, Maasluis

 

Duo SONORO

Pepe Garcia and Felicia van den End

Program "Ear Massage"

6 April 2014, 12:00 h

Schouwburg De Meerse

Raadhuisplein 3, Hoofdorp

 

Duo SONORO

Pepe Garcia and Felicia van den End

Benefit Concert

19 May 2014, 19:30h

Walkartkerk

Kerkweg 23, Zeist

SONORO is available at:

 

bol.com (For The Netherlands and Belgium)

Amazon (Worldwide delivery)

iTunes (Worldwide)

Spotify (Worldwide)

Deezer (Worldwide)

Biography Felicia van den End

 

Felicia van den End began to play the flute at the age of 10. Two years later she was accepted in the Young Talent class of the Utrecht Conservatory, where she studied with Abbie de Quant.
In 1997 and 1998 she gained first prize in the National Flute Competition. In 2003 she was awarded first prize in the national “Netherlands Young Musical Talent” competition and was chosen “Young Musical Talent of 2002”. In 2003 the Princess Christina Competition jury awarded her first prize in the National Final, which resulted in an appearance at Carnegie Hall, New York. Further distinctions followed, including first prize in the international 'Jeunesses Musicales' flute competition in Bucharest and the Essent Music Award for young talent 2003. In 2009 she received the Dutch Elisabeth Evertsen price for young talent.

In 2005/2006 she studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris in the class of Pierre-Yves Artaud. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the Utrecht Conservatory in 2007 with highest distinction. In 2011 Felicia finished her postgraduate studies with Jacques Zoon in Geneva.

As a soloist she has appeared with a number of orchestras, including the Antonio Lucio Chamber Orchestra, the North Holland Philharmonic Orchestra, Camerata Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sinfonietta, the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, Kiev Solists and the Dutch National Youth Orchestra.

Felicia was flautist at the Zürich Opera Academy from May 2007 until October 2008. Felicia is now part of the “New European Ensemble” which focuses on contemporary music.

Together with pianist Daria van den Bercken she played in the Concertgebouw's Young Dutch Performers series at the Gergiev Festival, and in the context of the Debut Series she gave eleven concerts in the Netherlands' most important musical centres. For the Debut Series she won the audience prize, together with Daria van den Bercken and singer Karin Strobos.
In October 2009 Felicia was awarded the Elisabeth Everts prize for young talent.
She also appears regularly in concert halls in the Netherlands and abroad, from the United States to Japan, Mexico, South Africa, the Middle-East, Germany and France.

Felicia's debut CD "SONORO" is dedicated to the Sonoro foundation and was recently released by Sony Masterworks.

 

Felicia also holds a Master degree in Latin America Studies which she obtained in 2014 at the University of Amsterdam (CEDLA). She did research to the effect of the programs offered by the Sonoro Foundation. Her research proves that these programs add to the self-esteem of children.